C0079 Code: Meaning, Causes, and Symptoms | OBD2 Codes

C0079 – Variable Effort Steering


C0079 Possible Symptoms


Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Warning Light ON,Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)


C0079 Possible Causes


Faulty Power Steering Pressure Sensor,Power Steering Pressure Sensor harness is open or shorted,Power Steering Pressure Sensor circuit poor electrical connection


C0079 Description


The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) Module monitors the Power Steering Pressure Sensor. The ABS Module sets the OBDII code when the Power Steering Pressure Sensor is not to factory specifications.